Tourism

Overview

This guide includes both primary and secondary source resources about tourism, primarily in the Appalachian region. Manuscripts must be used in the Dougherty Reading Room. To schedule an appointment or for more information, email spcoll@appstate.edu.

Manuscript Collections

The Greater Lynchburg Story Collection is a collection of booklet, brochures and one flier about Lynchburg, Virginia.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This collection consists of a brochure from The Greenbrier and Cottages at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia advertising "Robert E. Lee Week", August 22-26, 1932. It details each day's activities centered around Robert E. Lee and his era.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Hosmer Haus Ticket contains one 3 1/2" x 5" yellow handmade ticket for the Hosmer Haus, a museum of early American log homes in West Virginia.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Hotel Roanoke Photographs consist of sixteen photographs of the interior and exterior of the Hotel Roanoke of Roanoke, Virginia, circa 1950s.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

Living, Learning, Loving West Virginia Collection consists of a 1950s era teacher's resource from the Conservation Commission of West Virginia and the State Department of Education. This 80-page booklet contains bibliographies, lesson plans, and a "Smokey the Bear" song to assist public school teachers educate students about conservation.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

This Lookout Mountain collection is comprised of two pieces: a brochure describing the educational institutions and the famous Lookout Inn in the mid-to late 1890s.

0.01 linear feet (1 folder)

The Matewan Development Center Records contain records related to the Development Center/Visitor Center and to the history of Matewan, West Virginia. Matewan is a small town located in Mingo County along the Kentucky Border. The town is known for the "Matewan Massacre" as well as the Hatfield & McCoy Feud. The materials in this collection include oral history transcripts, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, and photographs.

4.0 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 half-sized manuscript box, 1 small CD box, 1 oversize folder)

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